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Eagle 73

Winning Indy 500 car, driven by Gordon Johncock

Country USA
Year 1973
Engine Meyer Drake Offenhauser
Engine Type L4
Cams 2
Valves/cyl 4.0000
Bore 111.100
Stroke 67.300
Capacity (cc) 2605
Power (at revs) 825 HP/8500
Torque /7500
Induction Turbocharger
Fuel system Hilborn f.i.
Chassis type Aluminium monocoque
Body type single seater
Designer R. Slobodynskyj
Front suspension "coil, wishbone, rocker"
Rear suspension "coil, wishbone and links"
Shock absorbers
Engine position mid
Wheelbase (mm) 2591
Front track (mm) ?
Rear track (mm) ?
Weight (kg)
Drive rear
Number of gears 4
Gearbox Weismann
Fuel tank size (litres)
Front brake type disc
Rear brake type disc
Front rims
Rear rims
Tyres Goodyear
Front tyres
Rear tyres
Maximum speed (kph) 340

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